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Solpontense FC

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Ground Capacity  2.000
2015–16  6th - Relegated
Founded  1990
Chairman  João Lopes Rodrígues
Ground  Estádio João Serra
Capacity  2
Solpontense FC
Full name  Solpontense Futebol Clube
League  Santo Antão North Zone Premier Division

Solpontense Futebol Clube (Capeverdean Crioulo, ALUPEC or ALUPEK: Solpuntensi Futibol Klubi, Santo Antão Crioulo: Solpontense Futbol Klub', São Vicente Crioulo: Solpontense Futebol Klube) is a football club that currenty plays in the Second Division of the Santo Antão Island League South Zone in Cape Verde. It is based in the town of Ponta do Sol in the northern part of the island of Santo Antão. The club was founded in 1990,. The team is ranked second in the number of titles since 1997 and their first one was in 1999 and won their second in 2000 which would be two in a row.

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Its current manager is João Lopes Rodrígues.

Solpontense is the second most successful football (soccer) club in the North Zone and third on the island, having won about 11 official regional titles.

Recently the club was relegated into the regional Second Division in 2016 after being last place, not a single win was made, only two draws were made and finished with only two points..

In the 2016-17 season, in October, along with Rosariense being the two best clubs in the Second Division and the withdrawal of São Pedro Apóstolo and Irmãos Unidos, the two only challenged the newcomer Torrense, based in Xoxo the middle of Ribeira da Torre, as Torreense was not a powerful team, Solpontense seeked the opportunity for a chance to return to the regional Premier Division, Solpontense failed and will finish second in late March and spend the following season in the Second Division.

Logo

Its club logo features a striped crest with 4 black lines and 3 yellow lines. The rising sun is featured on the top hence the toponym of Ponta do Sol., the grey label reads "Solpontense" with a grey football (soccer ball) in the middle and S.F.C. on the bottom inside its three yellow lines.

Honours

  • Regional:
  • Santo Antão Island League (North): 5
  • Santo Antão Island League: 4
  • Santo Antão North Cup: 1
  • Santo Antão Island (North) Opening Tournament: 1
  • Municipal:
  • Ribeira Grande Municipal Tournament: 1 listed
  • References

    Solpontense FC Wikipedia


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